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Lauren Teruya is a reporting fellow for Honolulu Civil Beat. She is one of 53 Poynter-Koch Fellows across the country.
Prior to joining the newsroom in July 2021, Lauren wrote and produced stories for the Hawaii News Now noon show, “This is Now.”
Lauren grew up in Honolulu, attending Iolani School for 13 years. She graduated with honors in 2021 from the University of Southern California with her bachelor’s degree in journalism and theatre and master’s degree in specialized journalism.
During her final year in college, she interned with the legal team at BuzzFeed News, investigating the damage and theft that occurred during the insurrection at the Capitol. Other publications she’s written for include L.A. Taco, Jackson Hole News & Guide and Dishing Magazine.
When she’s not working, Lauren is most likely exploring the outdoors or rehearsing for a show at Diamond Head Theatre. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Researchers have launched an initiative allowing the community to participate in coral resilience efforts, saying they need “all hands on deck.”
The company’s synthetic natural gas facility in Kapolei was cited for a number of violations that threatened air quality, the EPA said.
The trendy Honolulu neighborhood is a designated special “community development district.” But critics say it has done little to ease the island’s affordable housing crisis.
The Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency has big plans for a small $90,000 grant, starting with a pilot project in Chinatown.
The utility said it hopes to add 50,000 rooftop solar systems to the 90,000 already connected to the grid as part of that goal.
A step toward Gov. David Ige’s vow in September to plant, conserve or restore 100 million trees on the islands by 2030.
DLNR enforcement officers recently cited 12 divers for illegally removing undersized fish and for fishing without the necessary equipment.
Commanders say the Joint Pacific Multinational Training Center drills are likely to continue to be held in the islands, which have more realistic terrain for war scenarios.
Supply chain snafus caused by the pandemic have pinched chemical supplies, leaving the city and businesses scrambling for alternatives or ways to get by with less.